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Our Institutional Home at Purdue

21 September 2020 - 4:00am
This blog series, Putting the “Purdue” in Purdue University Press, is celebrating PUP’s 60th Anniversary by featuring the work the Press does in service to its parent institution. You can find the whole series here. This post celebrates our relationship with the Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies. While Purdue University Libraries and School of […]

Publishing with the Purdue Community

14 September 2020 - 3:00am
This blog series, Putting the “Purdue” in Purdue University Press, is celebrating PUP’s 60th Anniversary by featuring the work the Press does in service to its parent institution. You can find the whole series here. This post celebrates the books series and projects we do with on-campus partners.   Our Press serves Purdue in many […]

Supporting and Publishing Undergraduate Research

7 September 2020 - 4:00am
This blog series, Putting the “Purdue” in Purdue University Press, is celebrating PUP’s 60th Anniversary by featuring the work the Press does in service to its parent institution. You can find the whole series here. This post highlights the Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research.   The Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research (JPUR) is a fully […]

Publishing a Memoir a Lifetime Later: Q&A with Frances Pinter

31 August 2020 - 7:58am
We talked to Frances Pinter, editor of Escaping Extermination: Hungarian Prodigy to American Musician, Feminist, and Activist by Agi Jambor. The memoir was written by Jambor shortly after WWII and is being published for the first time now. From the hell that was the siege of Budapest to a fresh start in America, Jambor describes […]

Recording and Preserving Purdue’s History

31 August 2020 - 5:40am
This blog series, Putting the “Purdue” in Purdue University Press, is celebrating PUP’s 60th Anniversary by featuring the work our Press does in service to its parent institution. You can find the whole series here. This post celebrates our work in supporting those who record and preserve Purdue’s distinguished history.   Purdue’s history is vast […]

Putting the “Purdue” in Purdue University Press

24 August 2020 - 4:00am
This post was written by the director of Purdue University Press, Justin Race. It is the first in a series highlighting Purdue University Press’s work on and around campus.    Though obvious, it bears stating: every university press belongs to a particular university. Though we publish authors who are located across the world and seek […]

The Making of a Caribbean Avant-Garde: Q&A with Therese Kaspersen Hadchity

10 August 2020 - 9:11am
We talked to Therese Kaspersen Hadchity, the author of The Making of a Caribbean Avant-Garde: Postmodernism as Post-nationalism. Focusing on the Anglophone Caribbean, The Making of a Caribbean Avant-Garde describes the rise and gradual consolidation of the visual arts avant-garde, which came to local and international attention in the 1990s. The book is centered on […]

Purdue University Press Announces Books for 2020 Fall/Winter Season

31 July 2020 - 6:39am
Purdue University Press is pleased to announce the list of new books for our Fall/Winter 2020 season. This new season of books will cover subjects including Jewish studies, central european studies, aeronautics and astronautics, Indiana, politics, library sciences, and literature. This season adds to our collection of Holocaust memoirs with Escaping Extermination: Hungarian Prodigy to […]

Stories of Survival and Hope

15 July 2020 - 9:10am
The stories of Holocaust survivors are as varied as they are inspiring, but the common thread holding them together is persistence in the face of unthinkable devastation and suffering. Purdue University Press is proud of our part helping preserve their stories, several of which you can find below.   Escaping Extermination: Hungarian Prodigy to American […]

Croatian Radical Separatism and Diaspora Terrorism: Q&A with Mate Nikola Tokić

6 July 2020 - 9:49am
We talked to Mate Nikola Tokić, the author of Croatian Radical Separatism and Diaspora Terrorism During the Cold War. Croatian Radical Separatism and Diaspora Terrorism During the Cold War examines one of the most active but least remembered groups of terrorists of the Cold War: radical anti-Yugoslav Croatian separatists. At its core, this book is concerned […]

British Imperial Air Power: A Q&A with Alex M. Spencer

18 June 2020 - 6:48am
We talked to Alex M. Spencer, the author of British Imperial Air Power: The Royal Air Forces and the Defense of Australia and New Zealand Between the World Wars. British Imperial Air Power examines the air defense of Australia and New Zealand during the interwar period. It also demonstrates the difficulty of applying new military […]

Teaching the Empire: A Q&A with Scott O. Moore

20 May 2020 - 12:45pm
We talked to Scott O. Moore, an assistant professor of history at Eastern Connecticut State University and author of Teaching the Empire: Education and State Loyalty in Late Habsburg Austria. Teaching the Empire explores how Habsburg Austria utilized education to cultivate the patriotism of its people.   Q: What got you interested in studying and […]

Through Astronaut Eyes: A Q&A with Jennifer Levasseur

20 May 2020 - 6:16am
We talked to Jennifer Levasseur, a museum curator in the Department of Space History at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC and the author of Through Astronaut Eyes: Photographing Early Human Spaceflight. Through Astronaut Eyes explores the origins and impact of astronaut still photography from 1962 to 1972, the period when human […]

Open Access and COVID-19

4 May 2020 - 3:00am
The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has brought into sharp focus the importance of access to digital information. Collaboration in a digital environment has become paramount as researchers seek to answer questions about the novel coronavirus. These researchers and scholars need immediate access to research and datasets being used by other scholars in order to build on existing […]

Special Sale on Books for All Boilermakers

1 May 2020 - 9:55am
In celebration of Purdue University’s 151st birthday on May 6 we’re offering 50% off a selection of Purdue related books through the end of the day on May 11. Books include both 150th Anniversary books, Ever True and Purdue at 150, biographies on notable Purdue alumni, a new collection of Neil Armstrong’s letters, and other […]

Purdue University Press Selects New Fulfillment and Publishing Services Partner

30 April 2020 - 6:28am
Purdue University Press is pleased to announce a new partnership with Longleaf Services for fulfillment and distribution services which will take affect on July 1, 2020. In addition, Purdue University Press books will be represented by the Columbia University Press Sales Consortium in the United States. “I’ve watched over the past few years as many […]

The Impact of a Monograph: Overlapping Memories of Vietnam and Apollo

28 April 2020 - 11:13am
Scholarly books have long been the backbone of academia, but too often these books do not get the attention they deserve. In this series, we ask our authors which academic works have had a lasting influence on them. Follow this link to see the rest of the series. This post was written by Jennifer Levasseur, PhD, […]

Gardening Books from Purdue University Press

14 April 2020 - 3:00am
Whether you’re a master gardener or in need of a pleasant distraction Purdue University Press publishes wonderful books on the outdoors, including books on horticulture, agriculture, and the natural history of the Midwest. Below you can find a few of our featured titles on gardening. Through April 30, Purdue University Press is offering a special […]

Taking Note of Latino-Owned Businesses: Q&A with Marlene Orozco

9 April 2020 - 12:28pm
We talked to Marlene Orozco, an editor and author of Advancing U.S. Latino Entrepreneurship: A New National Economic Imperative. The book, also edited by Alfonso Morales, Michael J. Pisani, and Jerry I. Porras, examines business formation and success among Latinos by identifying arrangements that enhance entrepreneurship and by understanding the sociopolitical contexts that shape entrepreneurial […]

Advancing U.S. Latino Entrepreneurship

7 April 2020 - 6:22am
While it is well known that Latinos make up one of the largest and fastest growing populations in the U.S., new Latino-owned businesses are now outpacing this population growth and the startup business growth of all other demographic groups in the country. Out April 15, Advancing U.S. Latino Entrepreneurship: A New National Economic Imperative edited […]

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